Kyahara Tay succumbed to a gunshot wound shortly after being struck by a stray bullet.
Both endured terrible trauma. But the time and support they got to heal was different.
Anyone with information about Monday's shooting in the Bronx is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
“White supremacy is a poison,” the president said. “It's a poison … running through our body politic that's been allowed to fester and grow right in front of our eyes.”
Police say a stray bullet struck the girl in the abdomen near Westchester Avenue and Fox Street in Foxhurst on Monday evening.
Officials say the alleged shooter, who left 10 people dead and three wounded, was motivated by hatred and will face additional charges – perhaps on the federal level.
The Buffalo Police Department said a suspect in custody for the shooting had traveled hours to the crime scene, "heavily armed" and wearing "tactical gear," and live-streamed the assault.
The victim is the son of a police officer, a source told Gothamist Wednesday.
Experts warn public officials not to take a heavy-handed approach in responding to all people experiencing mental-health issues, who they said are more often the targets of violence rather than the perpetrators.
One principal said her team made a spreadsheet to keep track of kids who were impacted in some way – whether they witnessed it, passed through the station, or lived nearby – in order to connect them to additional support.
The city is waking up Wednesday to the frenzied aftermath of Tuesday’s subway shooting in Sunset Park that left dozens injured and sent police on the hunt for a suspect.
The MTA, already contending with fewer riders and more incidents of crime than before the pandemic, will be tested more than ever.
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